Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion


The standard plate size in a plate bearing test for finding modulus of subgrade reaction (k) value is

[A]. 100 cm diameter.
[B]. 50 cm diameter.
[C]. 75 cm diameter.
[D]. 25 cm diameter.

Answer: Option C


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Priyansh Sharma said: (Aug 24, 2018)  
Plate size vary from 25cm to 75cm. Why is the 75cm plate taken?

Most using plate are of 25 cm.

Sahil Chavda said: (Dec 13, 2020)  
D is the correct answer.

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